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Going Green

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PRC Receives 2014 Governor’s Award For Environmental Excellence

The PRC will receive a very prestigious award on April 22 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for environmental excellence.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/02/2014

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Household Chemical Collection

PRC will be hosting their “Household Chemical Collection” event on Saturday, May 3 to allow Pennsylvania residents to dispose of their common household chemicals safely and for a reasonable price.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/26/2014

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Drug Take-Back Day

PRC is teaming up with its partners to hold a “Drug Take-Back Day” for the public on Saturday, April 26.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/26/2014

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Top Ways To Make An Office Green (And Save Money)

Going green in your office can do more than just create a healthier environment, it can also create a healthier bottom line.

03/24/2014

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2014 Adult Education Workshops

Learn how to reuse rain water, compost and how to Be Green! Sign up for a workshop through the PRC!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/19/2013

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Cans for Pets Adds A Sixth Drop-Off Location

Go Green and help support local animal shelters by recycling your pet food cans!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/28/2013

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PA Turnpike Going Green, Adding Electric Fueling Stations

Carl DeFebo Manager of Media and Public Relations for the Pennsylvania Turnpike says the Turnpike is going green.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/04/2013

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Green Solutions Offered For Big Sewer Fix

The cost of cleaning our rivers and streams will be astronomical, promising to send your water and sewer bill through the roof over the next decade.

03/15/2013

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“CANS FOR PETS” Campaign supports Green Efforts and Homeless Pets

6,500 aluminum cans were recycled during first 10 weeks of Western Pennsylvania campaign.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/18/2013

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PA Farm Show Butter Display Becomes Fuel

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is almost over and organizers have an unusual plan for the 1,000-pound butter sculpture that’s been on display.

01/11/2013

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EPA Report On Fracking Won’t Address Contamination Stats

An ongoing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study on natural gas drilling and its potential for groundwater contamination has gotten tentative praise so far from both industry and environmental groups.

01/06/2013

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Less Expensive Green Burials Growing In Popularity

Americans spend $12 billion on funerals each year. Caskets, cremation, headstones – they are all familiar terms. But have you ever heard of a green burial? It’s a trend that’s growing in popularity. In fact, Pennsylvania’s first exclusively green cemetery is located in Pittsburgh.

08/02/2012

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Caught Doing Good!

The “Caught Doing Good!” campaign rewards folks for disposing of litter properly!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/25/2012

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Students Spread Environmental Awareness

With an important election coming up this year, there are many topics buzzing around that are essential to understand before heading to the voting booth in November. This year especially, the environment and its future […]

05/17/2012

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Pittsburgh CAPA Rooftop Goes Green

The best word students at Pittsburgh CAPA use to describe their rooftop playground is ‘barren.’ But with the help of some grant money, that is all about to change.

04/16/2012

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